com·​fy | \ ˈkəm(p)-fē How to pronounce comfy (audio) \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Synonyms & Antonyms for comfy


comfortable, cozy, cushy, easy, snug, soft



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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs

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Wear a soft cotton bra (like a bralette or comfy sports bra), and just try to forget about it for a few weeks, short of monitoring the healing and washing it in the shower. Lexy Lebsack,, "Everything You Want To Know About Nipple Piercings (& We Mean Everything)," 5 July 2019 This new wider sensibility is good since that extra rubber equals a comfier ride. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "What We Learned From Our 2019 Bike Test," 25 June 2019 Allbirds are made of breathable mesh and have a super-comfy footbed, affordable price point, and sustainable design. Samantha Lauriello,, "Michelle Obama's White Sneakers Have a Huge Cult Following—Here's Where to Buy Them," 25 June 2019 The single stage area itself felt comfy, even after thousands of attendees tucked in as the day wore on. Mosi Reeves, Billboard, "Porter Robinson's Second Sky Festival Reflected His Boundary-Pushing Taste and Personal Evolution: Recap," 17 June 2019 Given the fabulousness of her suit, Ross then mastered the art of the unexpected by looking to a bold shoe choice: comfy Nike Air Force One high-tops in red and white. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Tracee Ellis Ross’s Sequin Suit Pays Homage to the Women in Congress," 5 Jan. 2019 But these days the pet-keeping urge has spread even to parts of the world which have no tradition of snuggling up on a comfy chair with a furry creature. The Economist, "Pets have gained the upper paw over their so-called owners," 22 June 2019 Spindly folding lawn chairs have given way to deep, comfy seating, and fabric choices have grown from sweaty, rough plastics to weatherproof linen, soft cotton, even velvet. Washington Post, "RIGHT AT HOME: Outdoor decor that’s ‘out there’ and edgy," 19 June 2019 One morning, Rodríguez dressed Daniel, who was seven at the time, in a comfy blue track suit and stuffed his baby blanket under his arm. Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker, "How Families Separated at the Border Could Make the Government Pay," 15 June 2019

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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The first known use of comfy was in 1829

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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